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Verbena 'Empress Sun Red'

Empress™ Sun Red Verbena

Verbena

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This outstanding series is quite vigorous; semi-trailing stems are smothered with flowers all summer long; a colorful addition to hanging baskets and containers

Description

This outstanding series is quite vigorous; semi-trailing stems are smothered with flowers all summer long; a colorful addition to hanging baskets and containers

Landscape Attributes

Empress™ Sun Red Verbena is an herbaceous perennial with a trailing habit of growth, eventually spilling over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Empress™ Sun Red Verbena is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Empress™ Sun Red Verbena will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 3 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 inches

18 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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